The Inspiration for Jefferson City

Civil War Times Jefferson City was originally Lohman’s Landing. Located on the Missouri river with only a hotel, telegraph office and a general store with supplies, food, clothing and fabrics. It was selected to become the capital in 1821 and named for President Thomas Jefferson. In the 1850’s the boom of the Pacific Railroad made … Continue reading The Inspiration for Jefferson City


Project Design Team Thursday ~ Hope Chest 2 Doll Quilt

    Hello! Erin here from Why Not Sew? Today I’m so excited to be sharing my first project for the Penny Rose Project Design Team!  I used this wonderful vintagey 1930s fabric from the Hope Chest II collection as well as some Penny Rose wool to make an adorable doll quilt and dolly.  To make … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday ~ Hope Chest 2 Doll Quilt


Bustles and Corsets and Bloomers, Oh My!

Fashion was not easy in the mid-19th century, and it was not for the faint of heart (although fainting was not uncommon). Movies like Mrs. Brown, The Age of Innocence or Gone With the Wind all have beautiful examples of the fashions of the day. In the painting above by Franz Winterhalter, Princess Eugenie and … Continue reading Bustles and Corsets and Bloomers, Oh My!


Project Design Team Thursday ~ Tulip Chain Quilt

Hi there, For those that don’t know me I’m Sharon of Daisy Cottage Quilting and it’s my turn to blog about the project I’m working on for Penny Rose Fabrics.  I am thrilled and honored to have been chosen as a Project Design person for 2016.  I’m still in shock. So some of my favorite … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday ~ Tulip Chain Quilt


Project Design Team Thursday ~ Strawberry Trails Quilt

Hi Everyone! Its Katie from ChooChoo Skadoo. I am so excited to share with you my Strawberry Trails quilt made with The Shabby Strawberry. Today we are going to be talking about binding. I view binding as the icing on the cake and who doesn’t love to eat a spoonful of frosting? I love to … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday ~ Strawberry Trails Quilt